Nadine Velazquez and Tamara Tunie in 'Flight'
EXCLUSIVE: Nadine Velazquez Dishes on Playing Denzel Washington's Love Interest in 'Flight'
By Sugey Palomares | 11/01/2012 - 15:23

Nadine Velazquez may be best known for her comedic role in the 2009 sitcom, My Name Is Earl, but the Puerto Rican model and actress is taking her career to new heights by starring in the upcoming drama alongside Denzel Washington, Flight. The Chicago native plays a flight attendant named Katerina, who also happens to be romantically involved with an alcoholic pilot played by the Oscar and Tony-winner.

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10 Latinas Who Have Played 'The Help'
By Lee Hernandez | 08/11/2011 - 17:55

In The Help, a new movie which opened in theaters yesterday, actors Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer star as African American maids in Mississipi during the early 1960’s. While the movie, which is based on Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel of the same name, doesn’t feature any Latina actresses in the roles of maids, Latinas have a long history of playing 'the help' in movies and on television. Here are 10 of our favorite Latina 'help' roles of all-time!

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Casting Ideas for Sexy New Role on "NCIS"
By Lee Hernandez | 09/03/2009 - 18:07

Pretty soon, Chilean actress Cote de Pablo, 33, won't be the only smart and sexy Latina on the popular CBS drama NCIS. Word on the World Wide Interweb is that the show is casting the potentially recurring role of Agent Ruiz, an attractive, athletic and competent federal agent in her late 20s to mid 30s “who tends to put her foot in her mouth.” No word yet on who will play her, but here are five Latin actresses that I would love to see as the butt-kicking, badge-alicious babe!

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EXCLUSIVE: What Your Favorite TV Stars Did on Their Summer Vacations
By Lee Hernandez | 08/24/2009 - 13:32

Want to know how your favorite Latin TV stars spent their summers? Well, you're in luck! In honor of the last week of summer, I emailed my favorite Latin celebrities and asked them to share their vacation stories exclusively with Vivo Por TiVo readers. Joanna Garcia, Kate del Castillo, Nadine Velasquez and a dozen other TV stars got back to me and told me all about their summer travels to Africa, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Spain, Paris, London, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Costa Rica!

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'My Name Is Earl's Nadine Velazquez Shares Her Beauty Tips
By Shani Saxon-Parrish | 10/27/2008 - 14:25

Nadine Velazquez lights up My Name is Earl every Thursday night with her gorgeous looks and comedic timing. Latina's Sandra Vanessa Mariscal had a chance to dig around this Chicago-raised Puerto Rican stunner's makeup bag and glean some tips from the consummate pro.

How would you describe your day-to-day makeup look?

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Inside Joke for Spanish Speakers on 'My Name is Earl'
By admin | 12/31/2007 - 10:48

On a recent episode of My Name is Earl, Spanish speakers got an unexpected tip when Latin character Catalina suddenly broke out of a flashback scene to explain in un-subtitled Spanish why she was hanging with a character she wouldn't yet have met at the time the scene depicted: "Look, I know that this doesn't make any sense on this show because, as we can see, I came after Y2K, but in reality, who pays attention to those kinds of things?" said actress Nadine Velasquez, according to the LA Times.

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